Letshego Zulu
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19 Apr 2021
4:05 pm

How low can you go? minimal impact sports: some exercises with unique benefits

Letshego Zulu

Reduce the risk of heart disease, improve fitness levels and manage weight.

Man walk in park outdoor with People Jogging exercise Healthy lifestyle;Istock

Low impact sports offer all the benefits of a more energetic activity without putting excess pressure on the muscles and joints. Regular cycling and walking, for example, can reduce the risk of heart disease, improve fitness levels and manage weight, without straining the joints. Here I discuss the unique benefits of these particular types of exercise. Walking cycling golf dance From hip-hop to ballet, as a low impact sport, dance brings many benefits to our health. It maintains strong bones, builds muscle strength, helps co-ordination and improves posture and balance. This particular activity is fun and creative. Just put on...